In Ukraine increased the number of victims in the flood areas

Five of the 24 regions of Ukraine affected by the floods in the Western part of the country, the situation remains critical, said on Wednesday Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal.

On Monday, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has introduced emergency security measures because of bad weather in Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions of Ukraine. Heavy precipitation also affected the Lviv and Zakarpatska regions. In the framework of the state service for emergency situations said that the bad weather has already killed three people and another was missing.

According to him, among previously affected areas was added in Ternopil oblast, which sent a flood wave. The Prime Minister said that the floods have destroyed more than 110 kilometers of roads and 19 bridges. Also in the Transcarpathian region suffered 3 settlements in Chernivtsi – 4, Lviv – 1.

However, the Prime Minister said that the losses incurred by the region, to speak while early. However, he noted that priority Ivano-Frankivsk region on liquidation of consequences of flooding it is necessary to allocate about 18.7 million dollars, about $ 3 million - for the resumption of dams and banks, which were destroyed.

On Wednesday, Smegal, interior Minister Arsen Avakov, the head of civil service on emergency situations, Nikolai Chechetkin and commander of the national guard Mykola Balan urgently flew to Ivano-Frankivsk region for the decision of questions of overcoming of consequences of bad weather. Set up operational headquarters, headed by Megalam.

To overcome the consequences of disaster Ukrainian authorities sent to the affected regions aviation and the military.